Voting was light for last week's primary election


In Multnomah County, with the state's highest voter registration, elections office spokesman Eric Sample said that voter turnout seems to be higher than in previous years. By end of day Monday, 95,276 Multnomah voters had returned their ballots, compared to 84,801 in 2014.

But, it is also down from the 17,203 registered primary voters in 2014, the last midterm election year.

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This primary has many candidates competing for a number of state and local offices to win party nomination to compete in the general election this fall. To view the ballot for the June 12 primary election, visit the Voter Registration website at and click on "Current Ballot".

For voters who wish to apply to cast an absentee ballot by mail, applications must be received by Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 5:00 p.m.

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A prominent Republican in the Oregon Legislature beat two main rivals in the party's gubernatorial primary on Tuesday, setting up a November showdown against Democratic Gov. Kate Brown, who handily won her party's primary.

That is down from 17,667 registered primary voters in 2016 - the year of the last US presidential run, in which Republican President Donald Trump won over Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in electoral votes nationwide. Unaffiliated voters may only return one party's ballot. For Madison County register of deeds, candidates are Diane Nykodym and Norman Small. The upcoming November 2018 elections are by far one of the most important election cycles in the history of the United States. All persons qualified to vote may request a ballot for either primary; however, they may not vote in both primaries (Virginia Code 24.2-530). A primary election can be the deciding election for an office if there is no other competition seeking election for that office.

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"We want to remind people to just find that envelope".